Even today, sometimes we wish that we could look around corners and walls. And while this would be convenient and very likely help to decrease accidents and risk, it will be a necessity in the age of self-driving cars. Not necessarily to comprehend that there is another connected autonomous vehicle approaching but for everything else that is approaching without being on the data grid.
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In this TED Talk, you can watch the presentation of electrical engineer David Lindell, who demonstrates viable options for enabling vehicles with sensory equipment, not to look around corners but to see objectives through walls and other matter. What do you think about this concept? Enjoy!
YouTube: A camera that can see around corners | David Lindell